Art Works

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 7

3.5 13 x
Artist Kate Just teaches Namila Benson how to knit while explaining her feminist art practice, before we visit the Great Woy Woy Tea Cosy Showcase. We also head to Bendigo to go looking for junk with sculptor Andre Sardone.

Season 1, Episode 6

4.0 8 x
Art Works deep dives into the 2021 Archibald Prize. We meet 1985 Archibald winner and the subject of Peter Wegner's winning entry, Guy Warren - who turns 100 this year, just like the prize itself.

Season 1, Episode 5

3.0 3 x
We head backstage at Miss First Nation, the national competition for Indigenous drag queens. Musician Eric Avery talks about playing the violin for self-expression and we go behind the scenes of the Ramsay Art Prize.

Season 1, Episode 4

3.0 3 x
Two perfect strangers go on a blind date to the MCA, Curator Kimberley Moulton and director Bruce Gladwin talk about how collaboration enhances creativity and presenter Alice Keath on ABC Classic's annual countdown.

Season 1, Episode 2

3.0 1 x
Namila Benson has a much-needed conversation about race and representation with Indigenous hip hop artist Ziggy Ramo and attempts to master the garamut drum with Airi Ingram.

Season 1, Episode 3

4.0 4 x
Art Works is dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of the arts in Australia. Hosted by arts broadcaster Namila Benson, Art Works will reset the national artistic conversation featuring a palette of ideas for everyone.

Season 1, Episode 1

3.0 3 x
In the very first episode of Art Works, host Namila Benson throws a pot with actor Uncle Jack Charles and interviews artist Atong Atem, while sculptor Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran explains his unusual sources of inspiration.